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Student Services

CPCC provides a comprehensive assortment of services and resources to help students reach their full potential. Select any of the menu options on the left side of this page under Student Services to see complete details about each of them.

Administrative Support

CPCC administration provides effective leadership by setting the tone and direction for the College and by granting employees the authority and resources to carry out their duties. The College efficiently and effectively expends its resources and is committed to maintaining a leadership role in its utilization of personnel and facilities. These effective administrative processes allow the College to focus on its primary mission of providing the highest quality educational programs and services.

Community Service

Service to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg community has long been one of the core values of CPCC. The College offers a wide range of high-quality speakers and cultural and artistic events presented in state-of-the-art performance venues.

Additionally, the College has a Service-Learning Center whose mission is to promote civic engagement and develop a culture of service among students, faculty and staff. This program supports the efforts of hundreds of local agencies and assists our students in becoming more engaged citizens and learners.

Enrollment and Student Services

Enrollment and Student Services (ESS) is committed to providing quality educational support to facilitate student success for a diverse student population. Services provided include first year experience support, recruitment, enrollment, financial aid, graduation, academic advising and tutoring, career and personal counseling, disability services, international services, testing, veterans’ services, and student activities. ESS collaborates with Learning units to support the mission of the College through comprehensive student-centered initiatives.

International Programs and Services

International Programs and Services is committed to supporting the academic and personal growth of foreign students at CPCC. Students from around the world can attend CPCC to study intensive English or a degree, certificate or diploma program. With more than 400 students studying at CPCC on a student visa, CPCC continues to recognize the importance of preparing students to be globally competent with the international knowledge necessary to build and maintain a strong, globally competitive economy in the Charlotte region.